Platanos en Tentacion (Temptation Plantains – Baked Sweet Plantains)

This is a wonderfully flavorful and rich dessert. Serve it all by itself, or enjoy it with a scoop of frozen yogurt or ice cream.

Serves: 8

  • 4 large very ripe plantains (peeled & cut into ½” slices)
  • 2 tablespoons butter (chopped into bits)
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ cup toasted slivered almonds (optional)


  1. In a large bowl combine all ingredients and toss them together just until mixed.
  2. Prepare a 9”x13” baking dish or equivalent by spraying it with a non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Press the plantain mixture into the pan.
  4. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until plantains are golden brown and soft.
  5. Serve tentacion in a custard cup warm with a dollop of whipped cream or use tentacion as a topping over a scoop of frozen yogurt or ice cream.